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the news. let's go over to david murphy with rain and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: the rain is sweeping into the west. those who are not wet, i know you would be looking at rain scooting off to the east, but with the area of low pressure down to the south. these bands of rain are coming in off the ocean and pushing to the west. we have heavy bands highlighted in yellow. that will be the story today especially in the morning and afternoon, with band after band after band with heavier rain highlighted east to west today before this pushes past us and gets off into areas north and west of us. 51 degrees right now under the rain drops in philadelphia. 351 in wilmington, in the upper 40s in millville. boardwalk in atlantic city and cape may. 51 in allentown. 55 in reading, the rain has not gotten the full impact going just yet. it will cool down out in reading once the rain arrives.
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49 degrees on the backup, probably 50 by 8:00 a.m. it will be wet with cloudy skies, so rain gear important for the kids this morning. as we roll in the afternoon it's cool and damp. most of the rain will be up until 1 or 2:00 p.m., it will start to slacken off from the east to the west during the afternoon. it will be cool and damp with lingering drizzle and shower activity. today's high, 56 degrees we'll probably hit that at 4:00 p.m. we have issues at the shore. a coastal flood warning is in effect for areas along the beach and up into the bay during morning high tide between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. where you will get minor tidal flooding, 7:30 and 9:30 is the evening high tide where we could have moderate flooding. keep your cars away from where you get the usual high tide flooding. >> reporter: it's wet out there, it doesn't stop the construction workers.
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you see penndot with the arrow board blocking two right lanes, i-95 northbound by 320. soaking wet you have two lanes blocked, it's a slow go. pennsylvania turnpike we have a vehicle fire blocking two right lanes, pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between willow grove and bensalem. we saw the speeds jump up a minute ago. they may be in the process of clearing this out, but the vehicle fire has been causing a problem. the boulevard, southbound traffic you're making it through the wet roads heading toward the schuylkill expressway. you've got light volume out there. let's head into new jersey, 295 route 38 in mount laurel, traffic is moving already, matt and tam. a family in south jersey is mourning a second tragedy, a 22-year-old man who was paying his respects to his grandmother was gunned down outside the funeral home. katherine scott is live with camden county police with the latest on the investigation.
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>> reporter: matt, that's right, people were there grieving one loss and now they are grieving another after a man was shot and killed outside a funeral home. a shooting outside a funeral home in camden as the viewing was underway. friends and family were at may funeral home at 4th and walnut around 7:00 p.m. grieving the loss of the 70-year-old rosa s arano. >> reporter: 22-year-old jonathan vazquez wanted to pay his respects, she was ready to go inside he was shot he was hit in the head and torso. he died at the scene. he was laying in the puddle of blood. i don't have any words to subscribe the crime here in camden. it's too much. >> reporter: relatives don't know who shot him or why, thing investigation continues at camden county police, katherine scott channel 6 "action news."
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this story is brand new, two police officers shot and killed a pitbull that attacked a woman in north philadelphia. it happened on the 3200 block of north american street. police say the woman got out of her vehicle before midnight and the dog lunged toward her latching on to her leg. police arrived and the woman jumped up on the cruiser with the dog attach to her. police shot and killed the dog. police are searching for a road rage shooter along the blue route in conshohocken. they also the man fired are a shot at a car yesterday afternoon. the bullet pierced the passenger side door. the driver was not hurt. we'll have more including a description of the suspect's vehicle coming up in a live report at 5:30. a bomb shell report claims
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the late joe paterno knew about the jerry sandusky rape claim decades before his arrest. it as he is a boy told paterno in 1976 that sandusky had abused him 25 years before paterno went to the university about reports of dusk -- jerry sandusky's abuse. lawyers say he never covered up jerry sandusky's actions. a judge granted jerry sandusky a new hearing to appeal his conviction. the lawyers will be back in court on may 20th. they will approve that prosecutors leaked secret grand jury material to find more victims. the 72-year-old was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse and serving 30 to 60 years in state prison.
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new jersey lawmakers can meet again today to hammer out a financial rescue plan for atlantic city. governor chris christie may have made up his mind. talk of a legislative compromise surfaced yesterday. governor christie backs a plan that would trigger immediate takeover of ac. any other proposal is waste of time and money. happening today, it is graduation day for temple university students, 9,000 students and their loved one will celebrate their year's work. this year's class -- we have particular love for at that temple university graduate around here. >> reporter: it was dave's idea to put a roof on the liacouras are a center. we have rain around region and
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temple university car pus where they have their -- campus where they have their big day. ac exreals -- expressway, up north, anyway, up to the blue route and schuylkill expressway picking up this intimate rain. when these cells pass through and they will in the morning and afternoon expect ponding and puddling on the roads. jenkintown and malvern, and chester county. if you're not in oxford if you're not seeing this yet, you will, this is coming off the ocean and pushing in toward the west. we have heavy stuff coming in around dover, delaware. that's the biggest mass of rain and a little bit of a break in atlantic city, but don't worry, more rain is coming. we have cloudy skies across the region, that includes the ben franklin bridge. it is a wet one out there and overcast and also on the cool side. 51 degrees in allentown. 51 in philadelphia right now.
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51 in wilmington, 49 degrees in trenton, 49 degrees in millville. radar on future tracker 6 doesn't really dry out for a while. you can see that through the morning hours we get bands of rain pushing through philadelphia, pushing off into reading and lancaster, some more stuff coming in up until 2:00 p.m. or so, the heaviest stuff looks like it will be centered in the morning, by the time we get to 2:00 p.m. and the i-95 corridor, the rain will be less intense, but we'll have ponding and puddling on the roads. we get up to 6:00 p.m. things start to deintensify a little bit. if you have plans to go out tonight there will be less rain but rain is possible. down the shore, you'll see a let up probably late this morning, early this afternoon, high of 56. we have an issue with tidal flooding with high tide this morning and moderate tidal flooding with high tide later on. 56 is the high in philadelphia. cloudy skies and periods of rain
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as you just saw and breezy at times. overnight tonight, 49 degrees, a little bit more rain and drizzle overnight. we get to the weekend and saturday morning doesn't look too bad, you'll see occasionally there will be a light sprinkle or shower around, in the afternoon you'll see the return of sunshine. overnight into sunday morning, there's a chance of sunday morning shower as the front comes through, we are expecting to transition to partly sunny skies in the afternoon. overall mother's day looks good, it will be breezy in the afternoon, but it will dry out and we'll get up to 68 degrees. 56 today, periods of rain. 65 tomorrow. clouds and sun, and shower around. transitioning to 68 on sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, we're in the 70s, spotty shower and maybe a thunderstorm mixed in. wednesday we'll be up to 78 for
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the high. we'll like it. 5:10. two colleges in atlanta at that are looking into an -- atlanta are looking into an anonymous rape claim someone posted on social media. there's a wild ride caught on camera on a school bulls. >> reporter: roads are wet, we'll check exton, chester county. comedian arrest -- arsinio hall files a lawsuit in connection with a claim that he was involved in prince' death later in the morning buzz.
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welcome back taking a live look, the traffic getting up and over the platt bridge on this rainy friday morning. at least it's friday. i have a question, karen, will it rain 40 days and 40 nights? it seems that way doesn't it. everybody is walking two by two. you get the umbrellas. suburban traffic report time, ercis ton, chester county, route 100, commerce drive. it's wet out there. you can see the rain coming down, the reflection of the puddles you're driving through. phoenixville, chester springs or lionville, it's pretty good at this hour. let's step into new jersey route 70 at kings highway we could see traffic on route 70 moving pretty well at this point, fairly light volume in cherry hill, new jersey. we'll take a live look and check
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and see what it looks like in delaware county. i-95 heading toward the delaware state line, low clouds and rain it's wet out there. no major problems at this point. we had a bunch of early morning accidents and not many going on right now. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the progression of rain moving in from the coast. the heaviest rain is centered in south jersey, right over the city we've got pockets of it, as well. driving on the schuylkill expressway, we have heavy rain moving through. in chadds ford we're getting that, in west chester, malvern, the 30 bypass, it's coming down pretty good. swedesboro, 295. gibbstown, glassh, medford. a 12-year-old boy in maine stole a bus and went on a
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joyride. a man and woman got control of the bus and police took the 12-year-old into custody. an armed robber pointed a gun at a 1-year-old child. a customer came in and didn't notice there was a robbery until the gunman charged at him. the clerk gave the robber money who fired a gun in the air, nobody was injured, but the robber may have had an accomplice. two black colleges in atlanta have are investigating an anonymous rape claim. it was posted with a twitter handling raped at bellman she said saying how she was sexually assaulted by four men at more
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house which is a black college. officials are saying they are taking the claim seriously and encourage anyone with information to come forward. phillies open a three game series with the marlins. they could scratch out a run in the series finale against the cardinal's. they dropped 3 of 4. they had won 6 straight before heading to saint louis. sports celebrities gathered to raise awareness of the gary pappa run on june 19. brent celek and to do todd herrn were at fine stash in old city. some of awareness goes to raise research money for prostate cancer on father's day. the professional softball pitcher who is breaking records.
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florida man tries to steal a baby python from a pet store. where does he pit putt it? you'll see. the man said he has stolen from him before. when he put the python in his pants it got physical. a customer jumped in to help. that prevented the snake thief from slithering away. take that out of there. i think i got what he deserved when he sticks the python in his pants. that can't end well. >> reporter: probably not. >> reporter: we're in new jersey, route 42 that's the northbound traffic right there, moving okay at this point. looks like the volume is building earlier than normal. the roads are wet, you get that
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idea. septa and ac high speed rail is on time. usually you see the rain over to the east, not today, the bands are down to the south. in places like reading and lancaster you'll see the rain coming in from the unusual direction. plus, there are yellow bands on and off and that's heavy rain at times it will be steady. if you're dressing the kids, give them the umbrella this morning. this afternoon they will have a need for it, overall it's rainy and damp. 49 degrees by 7:00. getting up to 56 for the high, we'll probably hit that late in the afternoon, say around 4:00 p.m. most of the rain up until 1 or 2:00 p.m. this afternoon and less rain as we go through the day. looking for major delays, no many, it is raining in
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philadelphia and new york. a local family is fighting to get their child back. authorities suspect abuse. the parents say a rare medical condition is to blame. wendy saltzman has a preview of the report. >> reporter: a 3-month-old infant ripped from his parents home. local doctors say he suffered two dozen fractures while in their care. he had multiple fractures throughout his body. >> reporter: could a rare genetic disorder combined with a common nutrient deficiency from nursing be to blame. i want to approve it's not child abuse. >> reporter: we have learned this is not the first time one of the doctors has been accused of mistaking a million condition for abuse. don't miss my investigation the fight for caesar tonight at
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11:00 p.m. >> reporter: topping america's money, wall street has been watching the jobs report concerned about slow economic growth despite robust hiring that will factor into the sedition whether or not to raise interest rates. >> reporter: captain america civil war from disney could smash ticket sales records. early estimates have it making $200 million in the opening weekend. only three other movies have done that before. >> reporter: american athlete is making history, monica abbott is a softball player for houston based team. she signed a contract for $1 million. the first time a man did that is 1972. that's america's money. have a great day.
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in the morning buzz at the big board, comedian arsinio hall is suing senead connor. o'connor wrote that investigators looking into the supplier of drugs used by prince should question hall. she is accusing hall of drugging her. hall suit asked for five million
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dollars in damages. you get a chair, you get a chair. red chairs from the studio audience from oprah winfrey's daytime show are up for auction. all proceeds going to oprah's leadership academy for girls in south africa. you can place your bid at oprah auction screen it's a complicated address i'll tweet it out to you. philadelphia fans have two chances to get into formation. beyounce has added a second show at lincoln financial field september 29. it is one of the biggest tours of 2016. billboard estimates this tour could make $200 million. it's always a different world when you're beyounce. 5:27. coming up on "action news," two days after becoming the
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presumptive nominee, donald trump's sing sinco demayo treat backfires and one company is working to stop cat calling, we'll have that when "action news" comes right back.
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now on "action news," state police have just released a sketch of a road rage suspect, troppers say only random chance kept his anger from the death of another driver. cat got your tongue, there's a new effort to clean up the cat calls that come from construction sites. good morning everyone, friday, may 6. it's raining again. >> reporter: it's raining heavily this morning. take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, we're off to a wet start. the rain is coming in from the east, it's unusual. a lot of time we show you something like this and we say it's clearing to the west. we have bands of rain dishing in off the ocean, much


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